New Findings on Diesel’s Link to Cancer

Diesel powered residual waste trucks make their way through downtown Coudersport, Pa., going to or coming from natural gas extraction sites. photo: J.B.Pribanic

Diesel engine exhaust earns ‘carcinogenic’ label by Jim Morris for iWatch News Diesel engine exhaust is “carcinogenic to humans,” an international health body declared Tuesday, bolstering the findings of a controversial study published recently in the United States. […]

Report Helps to Understand the Risk of Silica Sand

X-ray showing Silicosis complicada in the lungs. photo: Wikimedia Commons

OSHA rules on workplace toxics stalled by Jim Morris for iWatch News At 58, retired machinist Bruce Revers is tethered to his oxygen machines — a wall unit when he’s at home, a portable tank when he’s out. The simple […]